Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis (22Ox) is from Austin, Texas. She plans to major in political science. Previously, Davis was the co-editor-in-chief of her high school student paper. Outside of the Wheel, she runs, enjoys watching stand-up comedy and loves playing with her dog Carl.

University to phase out unnecessary plastic use by 2026

Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves signed the “Break Free from Plastic” pledge on June 15 after meeting with student leaders of the Plastic Free Emory Project (PFEP). The pledge asks the University to substantially reduce the presence of single-use plastics on the Atlanta and Oxford campuses in a 5-year span. The Emory pledge is [...]

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Emory to Lift COVID-19 Screening Requirement for Vaccinated Individuals

This story was updated on 6/7 to include a quote from Maylynn Hu (22Ox). Starting June 7, fully vaccinated students will no longer need to “conduct regular asymptomatic screening testing,” Associate Vice President and Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair announced in a June 3 email to students. This change reverses [...]

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University Lifts Mask Requirement in Outdoor Settings

Masks are no longer required outdoors on Emory’s campus, according to a May 20 email announcement from Associate Vice President and Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair. Masks are still required in indoor settings, “regardless of vaccination status.”   St. Clair wrote that efforts by students, faculty and staff to promote a [...]

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EPD Chief Resigns Abruptly

Emory Police Department (EPD) Chief Rus Drew is stepping down from his position on May 18, according to an email announcement that day from Chief Financial Officer Christopher Augostini. Augostini did not provide a reason why Drew is resigning.    Former Deputy Chief of Police Cheryl Elliott will assume the position of Chief starting Tuesday.  [...]

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